Chattogram: Kyle Mayers turned the primary batsman to attain a double century within the fourth inning on his debut because the West Indies chased 395 factors for a shocking three-wicket victory over Bangladesh within the first check on Sunday.
Mayers hit 20 fours and 7 sixes in his undisputed 310-ball 210, main the West Indies to complete the fifth-highest chase in a check and likewise the biggest in Asia.
Mayers, who scored 40 factors within the opening innings, completed with 250 factors within the sport, the second highest for a West Indies batsman in his debut.
His partnership with Nkrumah Bonner (86) for the fourth wicket, the best fourth spherical partnership within the West Indies for all wickets since 1984, was a game-changer.
Needing an additional 285 factors with seven wickets in hand, the West Indies started the essential day 5 on the entrance foot, with Bonner pulling spinner Mehidy Hasan on a sq. leg for a restrict on the primary ball.
Mayers and Bonners then survived a number of robust occasions throughout the first hour of the day, with Hasan (4-113) and left arm pitcher Taijul Islam (2-91) maintaining the batsmen on their toes.
Mayers raised his century by 177 balls, having secured an outdoor edge that flew over the ravine for its thirteenth restrict. In doing so, he turned simply the eighth batsman to hit a fourth century of innings in his debut.
Whereas Mayers selected to counterattack, Bonner selected to defend himself in a technique of warning and calculated aggression that has served them properly.
After two disappointing periods, Taijul Islam lastly gave Bangladesh some hope, sending Bonner again to the primary after tea.
The wicket got here off simply as Bonner stepped out in an aggressive temper to push for the win because the West Indies entered the ultimate session requiring 129 extra races on a attainable 33 overs.
Bonner’s 86 got here out of 245 balls, with 10 limits and a six.
Bangladesh then appeared to tighten their grip on the sport as non-spinner Nayeem Hasan fired Jermaine Blackwood for 9, leaving West Indies at 292-5.
However Mayers continued his spectacular assault with goalkeeper Joshua Da Silva giving him the backing wanted to seal the victory.
Silva scored simply 20 factors of their 100-innings partnership and was solely knocked out three factors from the win.
Mayers, in the meantime, raised his double cent on 303 balls with a slight punch within the deep backstop for a single.
He then hit his seventh six to place the vacationers on the verge of victory earlier than pushing a Nayeem Hasan midway by for a single to verify the victory.
On Saturday, Bangladesh declared their second run 223-8 after skipper Mominul Haque hit his tenth century check.
Mehidy Hasan then continued her latest good kind for Bangladesh, taking three wickets to scale back vacationers to 110-3 at strains on day 4.
Bangladesh scored 430 factors of their opening innings earlier than taking a 171-point lead after sidelining the West Indies for 259 factors.